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Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014 • Photos
Laura Elizabeth Polk Lawson, 91, of San Saba, formally from Mason, went to be with the Lord on August 2, 2014, in San Saba. She was born on April 26, 1923, to her parents Alf Polk and Kate Gamel Polk in San Saba County. Laura was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mason and loved watching and spending quality time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Laura is survived by her three sons: Ronnie Schulze and wife Lesa of San Saba, David Schulze and wife Karen of Llano, a ...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 30, 2014 • Photos
Marnelle Ruthven, of Mason, passed away Monday, July 22, 2014. Marnelle was born April 20, 1946, in Houston to Dorothy and Elwood Bernhausen. She was a Navy brat and grew up overseas and throughout the United States. After high school she attended classes at The University of Texas in Austin.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 23, 2014 • Photos
Sarah May Brown, of Mason, passed away at her home on Friday, July 18, at the age of 73. Sarah was born in Mason on November 19, 1940, to John David Atchley and Ivy May Martin Atchley. She was a life-long resident of Mason County. Sarah married Elroy Brown on May 12, 1956, and their marriage was blessed with two children.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 23, 2014 • Photos
Jack Aubrey White, 84, of Keene, Texas, and formerly of Brady, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Burleson, Texas. Visitation was held Saturday, July 19, 2014, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Heritage Funeral Home in Brady with Funeral Services immediately following at 11 a.m. in Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with interment afterward at Live Oak Cemetery in Brady. Jack was born in Cooper, Texas, on August 8, 1929, to Ben L.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 23, 2014 • Photos
Dionitia Rambo Lyckman passed to the Lord on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Menard, Texas. A celebration of her life was held at Grace Lutheran Church in Menard on Friday, July 18, at 2:00 p.m. with burial following at Rest Haven Cemetery. Dionitia was born Dionitia Marie Grundmann Rambo on September 25, 1929, to Charlotte (Volkmann) and Claude Dewey Rambo at the home of her grandparents, Menard ranching pioneers Dietrich F.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014
Joe Ray Hernandez, age 50, of Lubbock and formerly of Brady, passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014in Lubbock, Texas. He was born May 4, 1964 in Brady to Manuel Rodriguez Hernandez and Mary Jesusa (Gomez) Hernandez. He was a self-employed landscaper and had lived in Lubbock for 33 years. He was a Baptist. Funeral services for Joe Ray Hernandez will be held at 10:00am, Saturday July 12, 2014 at Leatherwood Memorial Chapels in Brady, Texas at with Pastor Joe Ledezma officiating.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Updated July 17, 2014 6:45 PM
DeeAnn was born in Brady, TX, on May 26, 1962, to Raymond & Janice Kirk Brandenberger. She attended Mason Schools & graduated in 1980. She was married in 1981 & for a short period of time, lived in Boerne. Mason, again became her home & the family was blessed with two children, Dava Reeves McCarty & Daniel Reeves.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014 • Photos
Stephen Louis Jordan, 64 of Mason, Texas entered into eternal peace on July 10, 2014. Steve was born on August 2, 1949, to Charles W. and Allyne Jordan in Ottawa, Kansas. He graduated from Spearman High School in Spearman, Texas, in 1967. He attended Texas Tech University until 1970 when he enlisted in the U.S.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 • Posted July 17, 2014 • Photos
Betty Lou Andrews passed away quietly into the Lord’s arms on Sunday, July 13, 2014, with her loving husband at her side. She was born on June 9, 1940, in Mason County, Mason, Texas, to Baze Cavaness and Grace Skurlock Cavaness, the first of four children. She grew up in Mason, and graduated from Mason High School in 1958.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 • Posted July 9, 2014
Leland Y. Matthews, 89, of Kerrville, passed away peacefully on July 2, 2014. He was born on April 24, 1925. Leland is survived by his wife Kathryn of 66 years, his sons, grandchildren, great grandchildren and their families. A celebration of Leland's life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Veteran of Foreign Wars ( or the charity of your choice.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 • Posted July 9, 2014 • Photos
Cynthia Marie Hernandez, of Mason, passed away on Sunday, July 6, at the age of 32. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. at Mason Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Thursday, July 10, at 10:00 a.m. at the Mason Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Crosby Cemetery.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 • Posted July 2, 2014 • Photos
Louis Otto Dietrich, Jr. of Harper, Texas passed away at his residence on Sunday, June 22nd, 2014, at the age of 60 years. Louis was born December 17, 1953, in Fredericksburg, Texas to Louis and Marie Klaerner Dietrich Sr. Louis married Debbie Jenschke on March 21, 1986, in Fredericksburg. Louis is survived by the following, His father, Louis Dietrich, Sr.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Posted June 25, 2014
Stacey Michell Bernal, age 34 of Decatur, TX and formerly of Brady, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2014 in Denton, Texas. She was born November 8, 1979 in Brady to Billy Dale Waddill and Dianne (Land) Waddill. She graduated from Brady High School. She married Rodrigo “Rocky” Bernal on December 2, 2006 in Brady.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 • Posted June 18, 2014 • Photos
Armand Eugene Nelms, died June 6, 2014, after several years of battling with Alzheimer's Disease. He was born February 2, 1928, in Brownwood, Texas, to Arthur and Ruth Nelms. He attended elementary school in Durant, Oklahoma, and finished his high school years in Dallas, Texas. Armand (Gene) enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1945 and was honorably discharged in 1949.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 • Posted June 11, 2014 • Photos
Vyror Jean Willingham, age 72, passed away on Tuesday, May 20 2014, at Estrella Oaks Nursing Home in Georgetown, Texas. She was born in Llano, Texas on January 1, 1942. She enjoyed crocheting baby blankets for her family and friends. She enjoyed being on the Llano River and collecting rocks she found.